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4.3
354 Reviews (354)
5 Stars
158
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
43
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
90.5%
Recommend this course
322 out of 354 reviews
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4.1
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.3%
Recommend this course
59 out of 70 reviews
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4.2
129 Reviews (129)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.1%
Recommend this course
115 out of 129 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 69
Length 6161 yards
Slope 122
Rating 69.9

The Valleyview nine is the most difficult course at the 27-hole Farmstead Golf & Country Club, which is located in northwest New Jersey approximately one hour from New York City. Small greens, tree-lined fairways, hilly terrain and out of bounds on seven of nine holes are among the reasons the Valleyview nine is a test. The Byron Phoebus design opened in 1979.

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Course Details

Year Built 1965
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Byron Phoebus

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
354 Reviews (354)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 15
Dinner 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 27
Bunkers 19
Forced Carries 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 27
Locals 26
Walkers 17
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 26
In the 'Burbs 15

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Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Crowded last Friday Sep 6 2013 PM

Tournament playing in between public outings made slow playing pace. Customers should be informed before selling tee times, so we can decide.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Golf in December in NJ

Although there was frost in the morning the staff was very efficient and got the groups out onto the course with little delay. The course was in great condition!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Course For The Money!

I always enjoy playing Farmstead. Some holes are wide open and some are very tight. You will use eery club in your bag.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

EXCELLENT CONDITION BUT OVERBOOKED

COURSE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS USUAL - EXTREMELY GREEN.. UNFORTUNATELY PACE OF PLAY WAS HORRENDOUS AS TEE TIME NOT SPREAD OUT FAR ENOUGH - MOST OF THE DAY THERE WERE 3 FOURSOMES ON EACH HOLE

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

tee time

i had a tee time set and didn’t tee off until 20 minutes later.the pace of play was absolutely atrocious..i left after 9 about 2 1/2 hours.but this has happened in the past and it will continue

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

best staff, unique layout.

it was first time visit for me in NYC.

we plan to visit in between NYC and PA because one of friend lives in PA,

it was hour and half drive for us and him as well.

fir impression was 'wow''. just wow, you can agree if you visit a first time.

so, we impressed for layout and lots, lots, lots of waters.
then we enjoyed round.

as usual Sunday morning it became crowd, but all neighbor was very friendly.
also we played 9 hole more after the game. ( they have 3 9holes) we only paid more than affordable amount.
you should play 9 hole if you can.

lastly, they have aerate Greens, but we enjoyed such a nice staff with weather.

We probably visit again next season.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Greens were horrible

Should have been a discounted round of golf considering how bad the greens were. Just aerated? Discount. Nice design though

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

beautiful course in great shape

Great round on Lakeview & Valley courses. Some delays due to an outing but on measure, a wonderful day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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